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PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement

 Record Group
Identifier: PIO
19th century white settlement of the West, primarily the Pacific Northwest and California

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Hoffman journal of travel from Covington, Ind. to Jacksonville, Ore.

 Collection
Identifier: A 052
Abstract

The collection consists of the manuscript journal of William Hoffman, which chronicles Hoffman's journey across the Oregon Trail from Covington, Indiana to Jacksonville, Oregon in 1853.

Dates: 1853

Philander Powell journal of a trip from Arkansas to California

 Collection
Identifier: A 098
Abstract

This collection contains the history of Philander Powell's trip across the plains from Arkansas to California during April 19, 1860-October 10, 1860.

Dates: 1860

James Henry Bascom Royal papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 106
Abstract

The James Henry Bascom Royal papers include a journal of an overland trip from Illinois to Oregon, June 5, 1853-October 27, 1853; diaries, June 17, 1849-February 24, 1853 and December 19, 1853-July 4, 1855; and two letters from James H. Wilbur.

Dates: 1849-1855